NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID551047
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateIA
CountyBlack Hawk
LocalityCedar River, in Waterloo between 5th and 6th Streets
HUC8 NameMiddle Cedar
HUC8 Number7080205
Map
Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size42 in; 34.5 lbs.
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/19/2014].

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